By Susannah Snider, Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
We rank Kiplinger's top 100 public colleges and universities based on measures of academic quality and affordability. These ten schools are the cream of the crop of that already-elite list.
The institutions in the top ten range from small colleges to immense flagship universities and span the entire nation, but they have one thing in common: They all deliver the most academic bang for your buck.
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